There’s nothing like the incredible food you experience when you stay at quality bed and breakfasts in Williamsburg, VA! Each Bed and Breakfast adjusts their menu to the seasons so that fresh ingredients can be used. Close your eyes and image the following recipes. If you try, you can almost imagine the smell of apples permeating through the house! These are sure to become your fall
Cranberry Apple Crunch
- 1 can whole berry cranberry sauce
- 2 apples peeled and diced
- 1/2 cup quick oats
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons self rising flour
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 3 tablespoons melted butter
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
Combine apples and cranberry in buttered 8 inch casserole dish. Combine the rest and put on top. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Double the topping ingredients for more crunch.
- 4 cups peeled apples (any kind) and chopped into small bits. Put into large bowl.
- 2 cups flour
- 1 tsp. cinnamon
- 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
Mix all this together and put on the apples
- 3 eggs
- 1 cup oil
Whip eggs by hand and stir in oil
Add to apple mixture and stir well
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a bundt pan with baking spray. Sprinkle a little cinnamon and sugar on the pan before you pour in the batter. Bake for 1 hour.
- 3/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup flour
- 1/2 cup rolled oats
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp nutmeg
- 1/2 cup chopped nuts
- 6 large peeled, cored and diced apples (or 10 small ones)
Grease an 8×8 baking dish. Arrange apples in dish. Mix all other ingredients and sprinkle on top of apples. Bake at 375 degrees for 30-40 minutes or until bubbly.
Butterscotch Apple Dumplings
- 3 cups sifted all purpose flower
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 4 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 2 tablespoons white sugar
- 3/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1/3 cup butter
- 1 cup milk
- 1 pinch salt
- 4 apples peeled-cored & halved
- 2 cups water
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease one 13×9 inch baking pan. Combine 1/2 cup of white sugar with the ground cinnamon and ground nutmeg; set aside.
Measure sifted flour, add baking powder, salt and 3 tablespoons sugar, and sift again. Cut shortening into sifted ingredients until mixture appears like coarse meal. Add milk, mixing until a soft dough is formed.
Knead dough on lightly floured board for half a minute. Divide dough in half. Roll each half to a 1/8 inch thickness. Cut eight 5 inch squares out of the dough. Place an apple half on each square. Sprinkle each with 1 tablespoon of the sugar=spice mixture. Moisten edges of dough and bring corners up over apples.
pressing edges together. Place covered apples in a prepared baking pan with joined edges on top of the apples.
Mix together brown sugar, butter, salt, and water; bring to a boil. Pour over dumplings in pan.
Bake at 375 degrees for 45-50 minutes, or until apples are tender.
Makes 8 servings. The brown sugar mixture forms a delicious butterscotch sauce around the dumplings.